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Fernando Sor's "Grand Solo" Op. 14 - Free Music, Tab and Sheet Music

Updated on May 5, 2012

Fernando Sor (1778-1839) was one of the greatest guitarists from the Classical era. During his lifetime the guitar experienced its first "Golden Age", and there was a proflieration of high quality composers for the instrument. One of Sor's most popular pieces is his "Grand Solo" Opus 14. Here is a video of Milos Janjic playing this piece. I had never heard of Janjic before watching this video, but this recording is one of the best performances of the piece that I have ever heard.

Learning to play Fernando Sor's Grand Solo Opus 14

If you are interested in learning to play Sor's "Grand Solo" let me first say this: Good Luck! The piece is very hard. In fact, according to the Royal Conservatory of Music's Guitar Syllabus, it is one of the most difficult pieces in the entire repertoire to play. That being said, it is also one of the most beautiful pieces in the repertoire, and I encourage you to give it a shot!

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